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#URGENT #911 Over the course of the next few weeks, I need twitter to show out for me. My children and I, WE NEED A MIRACLE. We are in a crisis of incredible proportions because of an abusive man and the systems that protect men liIke him.

Please keep reading this #THREAD
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I CANNOT fight back alone. I desperately need the help of Twitter. And I dont have much time.

A hearing date has been set for OCTOBER 25th.

This is it. The day it will be decided how much longer my 10 & 12 yrold will suffer abuse, how much longer we'll know that man's torment.
What that means is that I have WEEKS left to get anything, everything I can think of that may help and protect us to the lawyer.

I have been working around the clock for months, fighting desperately to protect my children. I've given everything I have and more of what I don't.
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If you know someone who is experiencing abuse, you are not powerless. You can help.

Over the next week, we will provide ways for you to support your loved one & interrupt sexual abuse wherever it’s found. Let's end sexual violence against Black women & girls #BelieveBlackGirls
You can intervene in sexually abusive situations by providing your loved one with a list of resources. They may not be able do this research on their own. #BelieveBlackWomen #BelieveBlackGirls #BlackWomenSurvive
Work with your loved one to create a safety and/or exit plan and determine what methods of support you’re able to provide. #BelieveBlackWomen #BelieveBlackGirls #BlackWomenSurvive #EndSexualViolence
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Thread for my white #feminist friends (of all genders)

Content: Sexual violence, racism

There is a racial divide on social media regarding #SurvivingRKelly
Most black folks I know have posted about the docuseries in the last few days (thankfully black people in my networks are expressing support of the victims of sexual abuse & coercion though their posts suggest to me that is not the case with their entire friends network)
In contrast, nearly all white folks I know are not even acknowledging the docuseries, the #RKelly conversation, nothing. This divide/contrast reminds me that white people are not required to know what’s happening to and among black folks.
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